The Importance of Zinc.

Zinc, which is actually a type of metal, is an essential trace element. Zinc is needed in small amounts every day in order to maintain health and perform important functions each day. Zinc benefits the body in many ways: helps with hormone produc...


Inflammatory arthritis

Inflammatory arthritis is a term used to describe a group of conditions which affect your immune system. This means that your body’s defence system starts attacking your own tissues instead of germs, viruses and other foreign substances, which can...


For years we have been lead to believe that to lose weight we need to eat celery and drink skimmed milk and run screaming from cheese

The latest research is increasingly showing this to be not true,

THE BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL has reported that people who eat butter milk...


The Sad Step

Hands up if you've ever come to class feeling awesome after a great week, taken off your shoes jumped on the scales only to be left feeling deflated by the number staring back at you? We've all

been there, it's time to ditch the scales once and for all or at...


Smart Goals

Numerous studies conducted in the field of success have shown that individuals who set goals have a far better chance of achieving them than those who do not. Think about it. Even our simplest daily tasks revolve around setting goals. For instance, the weeke...


At this time of year we should think about Quality not quantity so with that in mind this week we look at cheese and putting together the perfect cheese board

How much cheese?
Buy less varieties of cheese but bigger pieces as these store better than smaller cuts. Overal...


Christmas is the time for a little indulgence, but what if you could enjoy yourself and feel fantastic too.

Try these tips and swaps

Party Season Survival

Use these tips to feel brilliant during the party season

  1. Breakfast is key, start each day with a bowl of porridge...


We are all fully aware of the impact alcohol has on our health, but at this time of year it can really be the one thing that tips all out hard work over the edge.

Its Christmas, relax a little, don’t abstain totally, but this is the one time of year all the lovely nice...


It's the most wonderful time of the year—but also one of the most stressful! Make the season more enjoyable by stopping stress in its tracks with these expert tips.

With the gift-giving, the cooking, the decorations and the parties, the holidays can seem to be more like...


Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the name given to a longstanding illness consisting of frequent abdominal discomfort and bowel symptoms that cannot be explained by any other disease.

Symptoms include:

  • Abdominal cramps, often relieved by going to the toilet

  • Blo...